If you are thinking about applying to Bethany College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here's an overiew of some of Bethany College's admissions stats.
|Bethany College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.2|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||7%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||28%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||80%|
These are the application deadlines for Bethany College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Bethany College does not offer early decision or early action.
Bethany College is a moderately difficult school to get into. Bethany College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Bethany College accepted 70% of all applicants, around 952 of the 1,358 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Bethany College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Bethany College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.
What does Bethany College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Bethany College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Bethany College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Bethany College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Bethany College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Out of all students that were admitted, 87% submitted a class rank. At Bethany College 7% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 25% were in the top 25% and 56% were in the top 50%.
At Bethany College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Bethany College directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Bethany College does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Bethany College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 28% of Bethany College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 80% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Bethany College students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 440 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Bethany College students scored 520 or higher, and 75% scored a 440 or higher.
To be most competitive at Bethany College, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Bethany College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Bethany College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Bethany College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Bethany College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Bethany College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Bethany College.
Does Bethany College accept transfer credits?
✅ Bethany College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Bethany College accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does Bethany College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Bethany College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Bethany College?
✅ Bethany College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Bethany College's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Bethany College is 70%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Bethany College?
❌ Bethany College does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Bethany College? Bethany College is a somewhat selective institution. The Bethany College acceptance rate is 70%. This means that the institution accepts 70 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bethany College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bethany College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Bethany College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.16. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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